George Shimko Basketball School

Providing quality Youth Basketball Programs in Illinois Since 1994

“Good Students Make Better Athletes”

George Shimko Basketball is celebrating their 28th year of providing quality youth basketball programming in Illinois and Indiana. GSBS Basketball’s motto of “Good Students Make Better Athletes” provides a positive environment where children of all skill levels have the opportunity to become a fundamentally sound player on the court and a better person off the court.


GSBS Stars Basketball Programs include basketball camps, leagues, teams, and tournaments. We shape our offerings in an effort to build up team moral and good sportsmanship. Basketball creates the perfect environment for young players to set goals, make achievements, and build essential confidence that they will take with them throughout life.

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Illinois Association of Park Districts’ Good Sportsmanship Award Winner

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  • GSBS Basketball – Celebrates 28th Season
    GSBS Basketball is proud to be celebrating it’s 28th Season of providing quality youth basketball programming for boys & girls, ages 5 to 18, in Illinois & Indiana.  Since 1994 GSBS Basketball’s motto of “Good Students Make Better Athletes” has provided a positive environment for thousands of players of all skill levels to build up […]
  • GSBS Basketball – 2021-22 Winter Tryouts
    GSBS 2021-22 Winter Tryouts – Sun Oct 20th 2021 Oak Lawn Pavilion – 9401 S. Oak Park Ave – Oak Lawn, IL Boys’ 4th-12th and Girls’ 4th-12th – Based on 2021-22 School Year Please visit: Select: TEAMS